"Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse"

Description

The information and documentation center, the Nuremberg Trials Memorial ("Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse"), is located on the top floor of the Courthouse. It provides insights about the defendants and their crimes, the Subsequent Nuremberg Trials of 1946-49, and the impact of the Nuremberg Trials up to the present. 

Information on accessibility

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All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - accessible for people with walking disabilities and partially accessible for wheelchair users". 

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report. 

  • There is no in-house car park. Parking is possible in the adjacent courthouse, but there is no parking space for people with disabilities.
  • The path in front of the entrance area has an inclination of 4% over 10 m and is easy to walk and drive on.
  • Access to the building is without steps or thresholds.
  • All evaluated rooms that can be used by the guest are at ground level or can be reached by elevator.
  • The elevator cab is 178 cm x 224 cm (width x depth).
  • All passageways/doors are at least 90 cm wide.
  • The cash desk is 122 cm high.
  • During negotiations, hall 600 is not open to visitors. Otherwise, the doors are open. There are no designated wheelchair spaces in hall 600. The distance between the seats and the front row is 36 cm.
  • The exhibits in the exhibition area (3rd floor) are mainly visible when standing and sitting.
  • Aids offered: wheelchair, mobile folding chairs
  • There are no guided tours offered for people with walking impairments and wheelchair users. Guides are, however, trained in such a way that guests with walking disabilities and wheelchair users can take part in any guided tour and their concerns are addressed. The entire route of the guided tour is steplessly accessible for wheelchair users.

Public toilet for people with disabilities (2nd floor)

  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    • to the left of the toilet 95 cm x 68 cm, to the right the toilet is not accessible;
    • in front of the toilet 125 cm x 240 cm;
    • in front of the washbasin and the door 140 cm x 240 cm.
  • Grab handles that can be folded up are provided on both sides of the toilet .
  • The washbasin is wheelchair compatible and the mirror can be seen while standing and sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (cord) is present.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report. 

  • Assistance dogs are allowed.
  • The entrance is visually rich in contrast, but cannot be recognized by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • In the exhibition area (3rd floor) there are some sloping information boards protruding into the room.
  • The paths are not marked with tactile markings, the walls or other structural elements cannot be used as orientation guidelines.
  • In the elevator, an emergency call is confirmed audibly. The stopping position is not announced by speech.
  • The steps of stairs are not provided with visually contrasting edges. Handrails are available.
  • The exhibits and the information on existing exhibit signage are visually rich in contrast and generally well illuminated.
  • There is no information available in Braille or prismatic writing.
  • There are no guided tours offered for visually impaired and blind people.

All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - partially accessible for deaf people". 

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report. 

  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • In the event of an audible alarm, no visually perceptible flashing light or flashing signal appears.
  • In the elevator, the outgoing emergency call is not confirmed visually. Alternatively, stairs are available.
  • Information is provided in written form and usually presented photorealistically.
  • Guided tours for deaf people are offered. Reservation for the guided tour is necessary. These guided tours are held in German sign language.
  • A video guide in German sign language is available.

All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - accessible for people with cognitive impairments". 

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report. 

  • Name and logo are clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • The destination of the path is usually within sight or there are signs at a visible distance.
  • There is no colored or pictorial guidance system.
  • The exhibit signage is not in easy language.
  • Guided tours are offered for guests with cognitive impairments. The guided tour for people with cognitive impairment is in easy language. Reservation is necessary for the guided tour.
Certified in the period: December 2021 – November 2024

Address & contact

Memorium Nürnberger Prozesse

Bärenschanzstr. 72
90429 Nürnberg
Phone number: +49 911 32179372
Website: www.memorium-nuernberg.de

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